Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Arctic Adventures from Only [Pounds Sterling]139.95 per Person; EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL OFFER

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Arctic Adventures from Only [Pounds Sterling]139.95 per Person; EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL OFFER

Article excerpt

In Search of the Northern Lights, from [pounds sterling]139.95 per person

Accompanied by an expert astronomer, these evening flights depart from a choice of eight UK airports. The price includes: a pre-flight illustrated presentation by an expert astronomer, your flight of approximately three hours accompanied by an expert astronomer, taxes and charges. Fly from Liverpool on 19 November, Newcastle on 20 November, Gatwick on 22 November, Norwich on 23 November, Leeds/Bradford on 15 December or Bristol on 19 December. Because the Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and a sighting cannot be guaranteed, although the expert astronomer advises an 80% chance.

An Arctic Adventure, two-days from [pounds sterling]549.95 per person

Enjoy a weekend of fun in the snow with the opportunity to witness the awesome Northern Lights in the company of guest Astronomers. These include the BBC's Sky at Night's Chris Lintott and Paul Money, an expert Solar photographer and contributor to the Sky at Night magazine. During the day you'll enjoy a three and a half hour snowmobile safari or husky dog sleigh ride in the frozen wilderness of northern Finland, followed by an evening talk on the Northern Lights by your guest astronomer.

Supper will be in an area away from light pollution and is followed by a roaring outside bonfire whilst you wait for the "Lights" to appear. The price includes return flights to Lapland, taxes, fuel surcharges, overnight hotel accommodation, dinner on Saturday and lunch on Sunday, time with the astronomers and your activity. Departures are on 2 December from Leeds Bradford (Paul Money), 2 December from Birmingham (Pete Lawrence), 9 December from Gatwick (Pete Lawrence) and 16 December from Liverpool (Chris Lintott),

A winter day in the Arctic Circle, from [pounds sterling]279.95 per person

On this action packed adventure you will have a guided tour of Tromso followed by a visit to 'Polaria', Norway's fabulous Arctic visitor centre.

Experience a simulated snow storm, walk across tundra and jump across ice-floes. There's an illustrated talk on the Northern Lights by an expert astronomer and in the evening you'll take a cable car up onto Mount Storsteinen where, weather permitting, your expert astronomer will take you on a tour of the night skies in search of the magical Northern Lights. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed


An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.